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18-wheeler driver hurt after crash in Falls County

Posted at 12:51 PM, Jun 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-18 17:50:27-04

FALLS COUNTY, TX — The driver of an 18-wheeler is in stable condition after a crash on Tuesday.

The Falls County Sheriff's Office said it happened on CR 249 and FM 1771 west of Kosse.

DPS said the driver's injuries are not life-threatening. DPS said the driver was traveling at an unsafe speed and failed to properly negotiate a curve. The trailer overturned and the driver had not been secured by a seat belt.

A helicopter airlifted the driver, but he is in stable condition at an area hospital.